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What is Graphic Medicine?

In order to run a blog about graphic medicine, I must first set out to do the impossible: define graphic medicine. A loose definition of graphic medicine is this: comics that contain health topics. One big thing about the comics medium is that it seeks to push beyond boundaries of definitions. There are definitions out […]

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My Graphic Medicine Database

Why curate graphic medicine? Why is it important to create a database of graphic medicine titles? The simple answer is that there are so many comics about health available. It is hard to keep up with them all. Graphic medicine is a growing field, and that means an ever-expanding list of titles. On most counts, […]

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Live Tweeting of MK Czerwiec’s Talk “How Comics Can Improve Our Health”

  Taking day off from my highlights, because @comicnurse will be speaking at @uamshealth. I will live tweet as much as I am able — Alice Jaggers (@AJaggers324) April 27, 2018 It’s about to start! @comicnurse will be speaking on “How Can Comics Improve Our Health?” — Alice Jaggers (@AJaggers324) April 27, 2018 #graphicmedicine helped […]

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The Importance of Graphic Medicine

Why is graphic medicine important? I’ve been having trouble figuring out a way to say why graphic medicine is important.  The issue is not that there aren’t reasons why it’s important, but rather that there are so many reasons. Different things are important to different people for so many reasons. What if my reasons don’t […]

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